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People

Total Population 1,414
Male Share of the Population 54.5%
Female Share of the Population 45.5%
Senior Citizens 11.6%
Employed Population 16+ 702
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 58.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.8%
Median Earnings25+ $40,380
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $42,794
Median Earnings With High School Degree $36,053

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,278
% Above Poverty Level 95.5%
% Below Poverty Level 4.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 6.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 21.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,011
Median House Value $171,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
US/American 0%
English 23.1%
Irish 20.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Bennington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles W of Manchester, New Hampshire (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles NW of Boston, Massachusetts
County Hillsborough
Standard Zip Codes 03442
Phone Area Codes 603
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.003
Longitude -71.925

Bennington Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DEERING
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 78 F
Oct Temp 40 to 57 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station PETERBORO 2 S
Distance 10.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches
Station SURRY MOUNTAIN LAKE
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 33 to 59 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Antrim 2,652 $77,669
Deering 1,829 $75,278
Francestown 1,457 $96,667
Greenfield 1,641 $72,917
Hancock 1,755 $89,773
Hillsborough 5,993 $62,164

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Library
G.e.p. Dodge Library
2 MAIN STREET
Bennington, New Hampshire
(603) 588-6585
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